Oscar Garden - An unsung hero

Seventy-five years ago an unknown, novice aviator landed his second-hand de Haviland Gipsy Moth on a dusty airstrip in the far north of Western Australia, becoming the fourth person to fly from England to Australia. It was 4 November 1930, and, at 27 years old, Oscar Garden was the youngest and by far the most inexperienced. By Mary Garden.

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